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‘So proud to be your Mum’, Okonjo Iweala celebrates son’s groundbreaking achievement

Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has applauded her son, Dr. Uchechi Iweala, on his latest achievement.

Uchechi was among surgeons who carried out an advanced surgical procedure at Maryland, US.

In a tweet on Thursday, the proud mother shared the picture of her son in action.

She wrote, “Congratulations Dr. Uchechi Iweala, on being one of the first spinal surgeons in Maryland to perform a successful navigated lumbar spinal fusion using a robot! So proud to be your Mum! Keep it going!”

Uchechi is an orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in spine surgery.

He earned his Bachelor’s and Masters Degrees from Harvard and completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at George Washington University.

He completed a fellowship in spine surgery at New York University.

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